Photo Of The Day #36

Recently I learned that a giraffe is 2 meters long at birth, what is something around the 6.5 feet.

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Two weeks after the birth of the newborn giraffe at Gaia Zoo in Kerkrade (NL) I took this shot. Even though there is no adult giraffe in the image for comparison you can tell that it’s a young one because of the oversized knees and ankles.

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Here are some technical data of this shot for you:

Camera: Canon EOS 7D 
Lens: Sigma 70-200 2.8
Shutter Speed: 1/1000 of a second
Aperture: f8.0
Focal Length: 118mm
ISO Speed: 500

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